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Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, to appear Nov. 10 in Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Nov 9, 2016

Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, to appear Nov. 10 in Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University
by Ken Keuffel

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Dr. Alice P. Wright wins the 2016 C.B. Moore Award at SEAC
Nov 2, 2016

Dr. Alice P. Wright was presented the C.B. Moore Award at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference.

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2016 College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony
Oct 31, 2016

The College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony was held on October 25th. All nominees were honored at the ceremony and reception.

Congratulations to the award recipients!

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Geology Department Hosts Internship for High School Students
Oct 24, 2016

The Department of Geology at Appalachian State University hosted the first, 1-Day Geology Internship for High School Students on October 20th. The program aims to provide 10th and 11th Graders the experience of being a geology major for a day.

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Liutkus-Pierce leads team that analyzes ancient human footprints in Africa
Oct 13, 2016

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, associate professor of Geology, led a research team that analyzed ancient human footprints in Africa.

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The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series - November 3rd and November 10th, 2016
Oct 13, 2016

Two events are scheduled for The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series for 2016.

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Discovery of tiny fossil near Walland solves 124-year mystery
Sep 30, 2016

By Steve Ahillen, steve.ahillen@knoxnews.com

Finding a fossil about the size of a fingernail on Chilhowee Mountain near Walland signified the successful result of a three-year search by the professor of geology at Appalachian State University, and solved a 124-year-old mystery.

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Joseph Bathanti, Professor of Creative Writing, Receives the North Carolina Award, the State’s Highest Civilian Honor
Sep 22, 2016

Joseph Bathanti, a professor of creative writing in the department of English will be honored tonight in Raleigh. He is one of seven people who will receive the North Carolina Award, the state’s highest civilian honor.

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Racing the Sun with the Solar Vehicle Team
Aug 22, 2016

What do you get when you take a dozen Appalachian State University students, three passionate faculty, and an institutional commitment to sustainability?

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Cold Mountain Review turns a new page on the internet
Aug 16, 2016

BOONE - The Cold Mountain Review (CMR), Appalachian State University’s oldest continuous publication, has undergone a major revamp, with a new look at the journal’s original vision, a move towards having a greater online presence with a new website design, and a new poetry prize.

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Actuarial science program ranked in two nationwide best-values lists
Aug 11, 2016

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s actuarial science program was recently identified by Online Accounting Degrees as one of the “Top 40 Values in Bachelor of Actuarial Science Degree Programs for 2016.” In addition, the program was listed in the “30 Best Value...

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Members of Team Sunergy take an exuberant, if slightly soggy, selfie with their faculty advisors and supporters who greeted them at the finish line. Pictured are (from top left): Dr. Lee Ball, Dan Blakeley, Pedro Franco, Jake Barnes, Dr. Jeremy Ferrell, Brad Johnson, Duvey Rudow (center), and in front row Bailey Winecoff, Lindsay Rudisill and Abby Hastings. Photo by Lee Ball.

Appalachian vehicle finishes in sixth place in American Solar Challenge
Aug 8, 2016

HOT SPRINGS, S.D.—Twelve students who departed the campus of Appalachian State University on July 21 completed a 17-day journey in Hot Springs, South Dakota, on Aug.

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Appalachian’s solar vehicle team places third in the Formula Sun Grand Prix
Jul 29, 2016

WAMPUM, Pa.—Appalachian State University's solar vehicle team, Team Sunergy, has taken third place in the Formula Sun Grand Prix at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania.

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